With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, our thoughts turn to Ireland and for tea drinkers, that means a cuppa strong Irish Breakfast Tea.
Here are 2 options:
If you like the steeping simplicity of tea bags, Lucky Irish Breakfast is the way to go. This Republic of Tea blend is deep, dark, and delightful. A traditional blend of Assam (India) and high-grown Ceylon (Sri Lanka) leaves. This hearty brew has a malty character, brisk finish and a rich color.
For those who prefer their tea loose, you’ll find Irish Breakfast from Metropolitan Tea in the bulk tea section. This is a stout and robust blend of February Kenya BP1 and 2nd flush Assam. Bright and very full bodied with a superb coppery color.
Concerned about the caffeine level of Irish Breakfast teas? Remember that black tea has less than half the amount of caffeine per cup than a similar-sized cup of coffee. And if enjoyed without milk or sugar, it has zero calories.
The people of Ireland drink more tea per capita than any other population on Earth. In fact, your average Irish citizen drinks about 6 cups per day. What’s more, the cups they drink are so strong that you could almost stand a spoon upright in them.